Penetration testing comes in many forms and is often dependent on the type of application/ system being tested. This often falls into four categories. API penetration test, mobile penetration test/application penetration test, infrastructure penetration test, and web application penetration test. Each one of these types of tests has different steps and techniques. API Penetration Testing: … Read More
Public, Powerful and Free. The Hacker’s Arsenal. While it is true that some elite hacking tools are passed in the shadows, most of these business-breaking programs are available on the public internet and have thousands of developers. For any aspiring hacker, these applications allow them to complete tasks in seconds which, 5 years ago, would … Read More
When developing a mobile app it is important to implement security from the outset. Future additions or alterations may not be cost-effective and can dramatically increase the risk of users having their data stolen. Mobile security is one of the most overlooked parts of cyber security and many applications are built with no considerations about … Read More
The Most Common TCP Ports and Their Services When looking at the output of a port scan, many hackers will know which service many of them correspond to. However, this does not necessarily show how common these ports are. This post highlights which ports are ACTUALLY most common on the internet and the services they … Read More
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks are injection attacks in which malicious scripts are injected into otherwise trustworthy and innocuous websites. XSS attacks occur when an attacker uses a web application to send malicious code to a particular end user, usually in the form of a browser side script.
Let us look into how to become a Penetration Tester or ‘Pentester’. The more penetration testers the better. With the world of ‘hacking’ ahead of you, it can be hard to know where to start. This blog post hopes to point you in the right direction and give you a guide to the mindset needed to become good at penetration testing.